Classic Cashew Cheese

February 14, 2014
Author Notes

Classic cashew cheese is a delicious, thick, and creamy cheese spread that's made from only vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free ingredients. —McKel Hill

  • Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
In This Recipe
  1. Soak cashews in 1/4 cup of water for about 20 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender or food processor.
  3. Blend until thick and creamy.
  4. Use at room temperature or chill for at least 20 minutes.
  5. Store in an airtight mason jar or container for up to 1 week.
  6. Enjoy!

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An internationally known dietitian/nutritionist and the creator of Nutrition Stripped. McKel shares McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN is an internationally known dietitian/nutritionist and the creator of Nutrition Stripped, a plant-centric whole foods lifestyle and blog. McKel shares nourishing and delicious recipes weekly while inspiring her readers to take their health to the next level. McKel coaches privately with women all over the world, hosts Nutrition Stripped Supper Clubs and workshops. Her cookbook will be published early 2016.